Statement on the Road Accident Involving a U.S. Embassy Vehicle in Islamabad (


An accredited U.S. diplomat was involved in a road accident at approximately 8:30 AM on May 24 on 7th Avenue in the vicinity of Melody Market. The Embassy employee’s vehicle collided with a pedestrian. Tragically, the pedestrian died as a result of his injuries. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family affected by this tragedy. We have and will continue to cooperate fully with the appropriate Pakistani authorities on the investigation. We will work through our local insurance company to address financial questions or concerns of those affected. We express our deepest regret for this terrible accident.